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morning." captions b caption colorado firstname.lastname@example.org linda macdonald is captioning for you in real time. good morning, i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is clock. breaking news in -- it is 6:00. breaking news in san jose. an overturned tanker is blocking three lanes on southbound 280 near 10th street. this is a live look from chopper 5. it happened around 5 a.m. and we are getting reports that there are some injuries. the tanker was moving porta- potties when it crashed. the chp says four other vehicles may be involved and elizabeth will have more on the traffic impact in just a minute. our other top story another healthcare worker in dallas has become sick with ebola. health officials say it's a woman but details about her are not being released. adriana diaz has the latest from dallas. >> reporter: a second healthcare worker who treated
thomas eric duncan at texas health in dallas has tested positive for ebola. health officials say the worker was immediately hospitalized in isolation after reporting a fever yesterday. a preliminary ebola test was conducted late tuesday and officials had confirmation by about midnight. the cdc is running a second test to confirm the diagnosis. the agency's also monitoring 76 people here at texas health presbyterian who may have had some level of exposure to the virus from duncan, who died from ebola here last week. dr. tom frieden admits the cdc could have done more to prevent the disease from spreading in the u.s. and now it will. >> we will put a team on the ground within hours with some of the world's leading experts in how to take care of and protect healthcare workers from ebola infection. >> reporter: last night, dozens of people filled this chapel at texas christian university to pray for nina pham. the 26-year-old nurse and tcu grad was the first to contract
the virus in the u.s. while caring for duncan. while it's not clear how she caught the virus, a national nurses union says several unidentified nurses at texas health told them the hospital was not prepared to treat ebola cases. but the hospital maintains there are safety measures in place. >> for nurses at the texas hospital where these two ebola patients work, the situation right now is especially troubling. kpix 5's ryan takeo is live in the newsroom with how bay area nurses are blank the hospital for how this was handled. >> reporter: the blame is being passed around. the hospital says the first nurse who got sick nina pham breached protocol. that infuriated the nurses union. the national nurses united based in oakland. the nurse's story told through union reps. paint a chaotic picture of how texas health handled the case of thomas eric duncan the first person to die of ebola on u.s.
soil. >> there was no protective gear. there were no gowns that were adequate to properly treat mr. mr. duncan. there were no adequate masks and face shields to protect the nurses and other healthcare workers. he was not put into an isolation room for several hours. >> reporter: the nurses are not only worried about the disease and handling it but also it became clear in the news conference yesterday about losing their jobs in this blame game. coming up at 6:30 we'll tell you how local bay area hospitals are working with the cdc to prepare in case ebola hits. live in the newsroom, ryan takeo, kpix 5. >> the cdc says the second ebola patient is in isolation and is being interviewed about any contact that could lead to other potential exposures. 6:03. a lot going on traffic-wise, liz. >> yeah. if you are traveling through downtown san jose, of course we're following that porta- potty spill that frank and michelle mentioned at the top of the hour. so it's actually a tanker carrying that blue liquid that you find in porta-potties. we confirmed with the chp that
it was nontoxic. there was no sewage spill. it was clean blue liquid but right now it's all over the road and you can see that tanker on its side. several other cars involved i saw them tow one car away a couple others still there. so again southbound 280 approaching 11th. this is right coming into the heart of downtown san jose. so your best bet 85 or 101. you may have seen fire crews, as well. right now they are putting down sand to absorb some of the blue liquid to clear it but again we don't have an estimated time. in the meantime cars are going single file in those southbound lanes. a couple of other issues. these wet roads aren't helping anyone. a number of spinouts in the santa cruz mountains. northbound 17 approaching that big moody curve. one lane is blocked. traffic is slow behind it. it a couple of mass transit issues we are just hearing about as well, about five- to ten-minute bart delays colma out to the east bay on that pittsburg-bay point line. and a's train number one 5 to
10 minutes behind schedule due to earlier freight train traffic. here's roberta with the forecast. raindrops on the rooftops this morning. here's a look at our hi-def doppler. when you see green on the screen, you need an umbrella. and we have a scattered shower right now in throughout the santa cruz mountains. also you see that all this precipitation is digging to the south and exiting east. we are behind the frontal passage. so anything we experience from here on out it's just a pop-up wayward shower. otherwise, we do have right now in the city by the bay the city of san francisco 65 degrees. mostly cloudy skies. the winds are currently out of the south and southwest five to 10 miles per hour. numbers today unseasonably cool from the 60s to the low and mid- 70s. again out of the southwest we'll have that late day breeze. should not be as windy as it was yesterday for the giants game. boy, that wind was blowing out towards right field. it will be mostly cloudy game
time. 63 degrees when vogelsong takes the mound. your extended forecast tomorrow an in tweener day. looks like we have high temperatures in the mid-70s inland. next shot of rain on friday night into early saturday morning, possibility of more rain showers beginning of next week. trapped in a car upside- down in a reconvenient for more than 18 hours. no one could find the south bay woman until a smart cop guessed her ipad password and saved her life. kpix 5's andria borba reports. >> reporter: the mystery of where melissa vazquez ended up was solved in four little clicks. by this guy. >> just throwing stuff at the wall and it stuck. >> reporter: 28-year-old melissa hadn't been seen in hours. the onstar in her gm car last pinked her location to camden avenue and highway 17 then downtown san jose. but she and her car weren't at either spot.
pinging her location off a cell phone tower gave a 7-mile radius to search. officer david cameron showed up at her stepmother's house to try one more thing. he asked for melissa's ipad to try to locate her phone and in three guesses he cracked the code. >> so i made a educated guess based on a series of common numbers that people use for passwords. >> reporter: then he turned on the "find my iphone" amp app and problem one was solved. officers looking for melissa had a location to search on the 14000 block of mount hamilton road. >> it gave a very small search area. >> reporter: but the time to make the discovery work was running short. >> i noticed that she only had 12% battery left on her phone at the time. >> reporter: cameron, campbell pt's self-taught tech geek, took a screen grab and sent it to the field crews who eventually found melissa and her car 500 feet down a ravine off the road all within 30 minutes of figuring out 4 digits.
>> 16 years ago that wouldn't have happened. it would have been phone calls and guesses and maps. >> reporter: melissa's family says they are grateful. >> we all just want her to be okay. >> reporter: andria borba, kpix 5. will-"i"-am the member of the band the black eyed pea also highlight the "dreamforce" conference today. the annual event at the moscone center is put on by "salesforce," a san francisco cloud software company. the singer will talk about the new trends in wearable technology. hillary clinton was the big draw yesterday. the former secretary of state spoke about children's literacy and closing what she calls the word gap between wealthy and still developing countries. contra costa health services offering free hiv and aids testing later today. it's all part of a national latino aids awareness day. health officials say testing is confidential and the results are available in 20 minutes. we have posted more information online at kpix.com. the giants are inventing
new ways to win. >> yeah! >> all that cheering the fans just went wild when brandon crawford scored the winning run. it was a walkoff in the tenth inning. san francisco took an early 4-0 lead in the first but the cardinals chipped away and in the 7th randall grichuk homered to tie the game. with two on gregor blanco in the 10th laid down a bunt. cardinals pitcher randy choate threw it away. brandon crawford scored. the giants won 5-4 in 10 innings. we'll have reaction from the giants in sports coming up. >> game 4 tonight. 6:09. the fragile truce in hong kong has been broken. the latest on the clashes between the police and the pro- democracy protestors there coming your way. >> reporter: and the high-tech perks just keep on coming.
coming up in a live report how facebook and apple are saving employees tens of thousands of dollars at the fertility clinics. >> slippery when wet, we have light rain this morning. now we'll track when the rain will end. >> and this overturned tanker in downtown san jose continues to block lanes spilling porta- potty water all over the road. the latest on when they will gets things open, it's all after this break. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
[ male announcer ] the outside of your car is going to get dirty. but the right gasoline can help keep the inside clean. chevron with techron. care for your car. breaking news in downtown san jose. you can see crews now putting sand down trying to absorb some of that water that spilled clean porta-potty water spilled from the overturned tank your you see live there. that bird's-eye view from chopper 5. southbound 280 it happened before the 11th street exit. in the meantime traffic is
stacking up cars going single file past that accident scene. we have seen tow crews out there hard at work trying to hook up some of the other cars involved in the crash up to six other vehicles also involved. it was april chain reaction crash -- it was a chain reaction crash that started with slick roads and a solo car spinout. we'll have the latest on delays plus give you alternates and tell you when chp hopes to re- open lanes. a full look at your "kcbs traffic" coming up. seven officers in hong kong reassigned after allegedly beating a handcuffed demonstrator. hundreds of officers used riot shields and pepper spray to drive off proceeds. people have blocked roads to government offices. the protests started in september over election reform. some silicon valley giants are offering an into your benefit to female employees. kiet do reports from menlo park to explain why companies are willing to pay for women to
have their eggs frozen. >> reporter: good morning. high-tech companies have been criticized lately for not doing enough to diversify their workforce which is mostly white men. and so now facebook and apple are offering to their female employees the option to freeze their eggs for free. facebook and apple are now the first major u.s. companies in the united states to cover this procedure for nonmedical reasons. the company will pay up to $20,000 to do so. google also reportedly does the same. fertility doctors and women's rights advocates says it helps women pursue career goals and gives them more options for family planning. >> the population of women who would need it is the professional women, the ones who are building a career and have the potential to become ceos and, and, and top level people but need years to do that. >> reporter: apple released a statement saying we want to empower women at apple to do the best work. their lives as they care for loved ones and raise their
families. facebook started doing this in january. apple offers this benefit next year. back to you. >> kiet, tell us, what has the trend been in the past few years of women actually freezing their eggs? >> reporter: you know, some media outlets have been polling some fertility clinics in the city and the tri-valley. everyone is saying that the number has tripled in the past couple of years people wanting to freeze their eggs and get their careers going. live at facebook in menlo park kiet do, kpix 5. >> good thing to know. you can still have a nice career and have children. >> i think if you have kids it makes you're better manager because you can manage it all. >> i agree. >> i do. >> works for us. [ laughter ] >> how do you feel about that? [ laughter ] [ pause ] >> i have no opinion. can i just talk about traffic? [overlapping speakers i have been on and off the phone with chp this morning. they hope to have more lanes
open in the next half hour or so. stay tuned. we are watching it very closely. so is chopper 5 live over the scene. if you are just waking up there was an overturned tanker shortly after 5:00 southbound lanes 280 downtown san jose approaching 11th street exit. fire crews are trying to absorb the material carrying blue porta-potty liquid. it started with slick roads. it was a driver in front of the taker that spun out. and then it caused a chain reaction. you can see some of those other cars involved also still on the roads. in the meantime maybe chopper can zoom out i'll show you the backup. you can see the flares are set up so that only one lane gets by approaching the accident scene. there was a crash in the commute direction on northbound 280 so both sides of the freeway are a mess. you can see some of the jamups right now. so this is the freeway to avoid. let's talk about alternates. if you are trying to get around this, trying to get on 101, you can use 880 to cut over to 101 if you are traveling on the
southbound lanes of 280 or use 85. and again we'll let you know as soon as they begin to re-open lanes. that traffic alert is fully in effect. the rest of the bay area okay. we have seen a few more spinouts including one in livermore westbound 580 at el charro two left lanes blocked. it could cause delays through the altamont pass. santa cruz mountains, doesn't look good. still out there northbound 17 approaching big moody curve. it is really backed up. you can see it on our sensors backed up for at least a mile. that's your latest "kcbs" drive to work. your latest on your wet forecast here's roberta. >> everybody wants to know about the game time weather today. giants game 4 and nlcs action. it will be partly cloudy and cool. game time temperature at 63 degrees. vogelsong on the mound for the good guys. go, giants! we have a pet start to this "hump day"! -- we have a wet start to this "hump day"! i love getting verification. this is our hi-def doppler radar. just heard from kathy munch in
guerneville. she said a cell just blew through that area and dumping lots of rain. thank you very much for that, kathy. meanwhile spotty hit and miss scattered showers during the morning commute because we are on the tail end of this system now. right now 50s and 60s wind are under 10 miles per hour. weather headlines for this midweek forecast just pop-up showers for the morning commute. cloudy and breezy throughout the day. a chance of a wayward shower. more rain in the forecast by friday evening then again on monday. this is futurecast. and there goes that cell going by the north bay. again for the most part today mostly cloudy skies, a shower popping up near the morgan hill area. that's about it. when we say pop-up showers we are behind the initial fronted. it exits east and digs to the south. see all that behind it? 80 today with partly sunny conditions in fresno. lingering showers around the
northwest california. by the time the sun sets tonight at 6:32, looks like we'll have realized highs today in the 70s. in between two systems, friday evening and rain monday. >> the giants and cards will have both games okay? >> definitely tomorrow. today if you see anything at all it will be very brief and maybe a sprinkle or two and that's about it. not as windy for yesterday's game when the ball was blowing towards right field. >> thank you. we'll be right back. ,,,,
good morning. in the previous 86 best-of- seven play-off series the winner of game 3 won the series 71% of the time. advantage? giants. and they are counting their chips with a four-run 1st inning lead. but it's 4-3 in the 7th. randal grichuk, a hit. blanco up with two on. perfect bunt. randy choate's throw is into right field. brandon crawford scores. the giants win and they take a 2-1 series lead. >> delirious, i guess you could say. these are hard fought games. you know? we don't do anything easy. >> talk about that play that pablo made at third base. i knew he was playing those doubles.
he was able to get that ball deep into the hole even deep down the line to make that throw it's tough. i remember back in my high school days i played third base that's a long throw. >> we might play the baddest game in the season and we all helping each other. >> now seeing it in slow motion, i talk about it and replay it in my head. it was easy. it wasn't rushed. it wasn't anything. i went to throw it and took off to the left. it cost us the game. >> if there's a way, you know, if there's any other way we can score runs than the nonconventional way, if there is, we'll find a way. anybody can score base hits. not how we do it. [ laughter ] >> tim hudson put it in perspective. the giants lead the series two games to one. game 4 is tonight. vogelsong for san francisco, shelby miller for the cardinals. and we'll be there with the entire post-game report. have a great day, everybody. halloween play of the day. sharks and caps. joe pavelski, hello.
a few days before halloween. scored the only goal in the shootout giving san jose a 6-5 victory over the caps in washington. very early in the season but the sharks out of the gate they won the first three games. next stop the new york islanders. they will visit them tomorrow. your play of the day right there. 6:26 right now. some bay area residents are about to get something different when they turn on the faucet. the major change affecting the region's drinking water. >> and we're following breaking news. another u.s. healthcare worker now has ebola. meanwhile, bay area hospitals meet with the cdc to prepare how to handle the disease. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. a woman survives more than 18 hours trapped in a santa clara county ravine. her rescue thanks to a quick- thinking cop and some high-tech help. >> students in the east bay getting sent home because of head lice and parents are upset about the handling of the outbreak. >> out the door we have rain so the effects it will have on tonight's baseball game coming up. >> and the wet weather causing problems on the roads this morning. your travel times coming up. >> all right, liz. good morning, everyone. wednesday october 15. good to have you on board. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:30. a tanker used to clean porta-potties overturned in san jose. it's blocking traffic in a big way near 10th street and
southbound 280 around 5 a.m. weaver getting reports that there are some injuries here, too. the chp says six other vehicles may be involved the details about a second woman infected about the deadly ebola virus in dallas are not being released. how she contracted the disease and her condition are unknown at this point. but we know that she work in the hospital where thomas eric duncan was being treated, the ebola patient who died, and the same place a 26-year-old nurse contracted the virus. health officials say this is just the beginning. >> at the hospital, we have a -- a situation involving 77 people two of whom tested positive for ebola. we -- we, uhm, -- are -- are preparing contingencies for more and that's a very real possibility. >> the cdc says the second ebola patient is in isolation
and is being interviewed about any contacts that could lead to other potential exposures. meanwhile nurses at that dallas hospital where thomas eric duncan was being treated say the proper systems for their protection were not in place at the time. kpix 5 reporter ryan takeo with how a bay area group came to those nurses defense. >> reporter: the dallas hospital and nurses keep blaming each other. the hospital says the first nurse who got sick nina pham messed up, infuriating the nurses union based here in the bay area. >> nurses in the hospital are very angry about the fact that one of the colleagues is being blamed for a situation where she had no control. >> reporter: the nurses this union rep is talking about claim to be colleagues of nina pham. >> we promised them that we would protect their anonymity. and we would protect their families. and that's what we intend to do. >> reporter: so national nurses united held an unusual press conference at their oakland headquarters. the nurses identifying themselves as pham's coworkers listened in and sent answers to
reporters' questions by text. >> nurses are in fear of their livelihoods. they're in fear of their ability to remain at that hospital. and so they are trying to protect them and their families. >> reporter: their stories told through union reps paint a chaotic picture of how texas health presbyterian hospital handled thomas eric duncan, the first person to die of ebola in the u.s. >> there were no protecteddive gear. there was no gowns that were adequate to properly treat mr. duncan. there were no adequate masks and face shields to protect the nurses and other healthcare workers. he was not put into an isolation room for hours. >> the nurses were following protocol. what the nurses are saying, there were no protocols! >> reporter: hospitals around the country including john muir in walnut creek will start running drills on how to treat ebola soon and how to handle it. and by the way, just yesterday, there was an urgent meeting
between the cdc and bay area hospitals. >> did we learn anything from that meeting, ryan? >> just that the best way to handle it is still evolving. no one we talked to believes that there will be an outbreak in the u.s. because we have a more sophisticated medical community. but they are learning new things about ebola, so it's a moving target. live in the newsroom ryan takeo, kpix 5. 6:34. let's check the rainy weather. >> it is a little rainy out there this morning. we have a pop-up shower here and there but we will know the have one over there. when it's time for the giants fourth game of the nlcs, good morning, everybody. let's check this afternoon's forecast. game time at 5:07 when vogelsong takes to the mound for the good guys. mostly cloudy skies. temperature very similar to yesterday at 63 but what will be different, it will not be as windy as it was yesterday with
the south and southwest wind about 5 to 15 miles per hour. right now we had a cell that dumped copious amounts of rain around the guerneville and occidental and santa rosa areas. but this system is pretty much out of here behind it. again, just a pop-up shower for the morning commute. and perhaps a wayward shower expected for the afternoon hours. right now, it's kind of muggy outside with the southerly wind. temperatures in the 50s and the 60s. later today we are talking about numbers unseasonably cool from the 60s and the 70s. and our extended forecast does call for again, oh, mostly cloudy skies and a game time temperature of 63 degrees. elizabeth, lots of traffic woes later on tonight. >> reporter: yeah, that's true. i know lots going on and then just a quick reminder howard street is also closed south of market between 3rd and 4th. we'll focus on now our own problems this morning, wet weather not helping matters. an overturned tanker blocks lanes on southbound 280 in downtown san jose approaching 11th. you can see they have
readjusted the flares to let another southbound lane through so now two lanes are open. but as chopper zooms out a bit you can see some of the backup is still bad on both sides of the freeway actually southbound 280 jammed solid now from the guadalupe parkway and we can also see from a birds sigh view that the guadalupe parkway itself is also solid from capitol expressway. it happened shortly after 5:00 that fluid spill. it is clean water by the way. it was porta-potty water but it is clean. it hasn't been actually used. let's go to our maps. westbound 580 here's a live look at our travel times now through the livermore valley. i mentioned that earlier accident at el charro. it's still blocking two lanes. it is solid speeds all below from 205 split from el charro so give yourself some extra time for this commute. back to you. a man and woman are hospitalized in critical condition after they were
attacked by four pit bulls at their modesto home. stanislaus county sheriff's deputies responded to a 911 call yesterday and found the dogs mauling a man in the backyard. deputies then found an 85-year- old woman who had been attacked inside the home from the dog. deputies shot and killed two of the dogs but the other two ran into another yard where deputies tried to capture them. deputies eventually fatally shot those dogs when they tried to attack them. investigators are now trying to determine who owned the dogs because they could be liable. a south bay woman mass a quick-thinking police officer to thank for her being rescued from her car that crashed on mount hamilton. don champion reports, she is in intensive care in san jose this morning. >> reporter: the sight of 28- year-old melissa vazquez's rescue is incredible enough but the story behind it is even more intriguing. >> i think there's a little more than just dumb luck. i think that somebody was looking out for her. >> reporter: campbell california police officer david
cameron helped save her life. melissa spent 19 hours at the bottom of a 500-foot ravine after getting into an accident on a san jose road monday afternoon. when the onstar system in her chevy sent police to the wrong location twice, officer cameron's techie detective work saved the day. >> just throwing stuff at the wall and it stuck. >> reporter: cameron went to her house got her ipad and used the "find my iphone" app to find her location but first he had to crack her four digit password. >> so i made a educated guess based on a series of common numbers that people use for passwords, and on the third attempt i got in. >> reporter: cameron then gave searchers an accurate location for melissa. she was found outside her car face down but conscious. family members are thankful. >> we all just wanted her to be okay. >> it was just a huge effort on everybody's part. >> reporter: melissa is in intensive care but is expected
to recover. don champion for cbs news. the republican running for governor in california is out with his first tv ad for next month's election. ♪[ music ] >> i'm neel kashkari. i'm running for governor because every kid in every neighborhood deserves a good education. >> kashkari is claiming governor brown has abandoned the children of our state in favor of teachers unions. critics complain about the ad saying kashkari is using children as a prop to score political points. happening today, a new way to get water from the high sierra to people in the bay area. this morning, water will flow from a new tunnel into crystal springs reservoir in san mateo county. it's the first water tunnel under san francisco bay. it will deliver water from hetch hetchy to customers on the peninsula and in san francisco. fifth graders in walnut creek are sent home after an outbreak of head lice.
it's been going on for the past three weeks. at the bancroft elementary school. affected kids in one-fifth grade class are being sent home. parents of other children are angry saying they were never told about the outbreak. >> they said oh, well we have had it, too. no note went home. >> why not notify the entire school? >> because the outbreak hasn't occurred in any other classroom except one grade level. >> district says fifth grade classrooms will get a deep cleaning tonight including the carpets. 6:40. the giants victorious yesterday. but for many fans what they encountered outside the stadium put a damper on the celebration. >> reporter: and the perks for high-tech workers in silicon valley just keep on getting better. now facebook and apple are paying female employees to have their eggs frozen. i'm kiet do with a live report coming up. >> and the market just opened
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new york. good morning. time for a look at what's coming up on "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell joins us live from new york with a preview. >> reporter: good morning. ahead we are in dallas where a second healthcare worker tested positive for ebola this morning. so we are going to talk with the u.s. health and human services secretary about claims that hospitals are not prepared to treat the virus. plus, an american doctor held by the taliban tells chip reid about his time in captivity. the compassion he experienced
and his dramatic rescue. and the drought may be one problem money can't fix. ben tracy heads to one of california's most prestigious zip codes for a look at the lifestyles of the rich and dry. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. >> all right, norah. thank you. stocks taking a big nosedive in early trading down 300 plus points last time we checked. >> here's kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank and michelle. unfortunately this is becoming a common theme of late on wall street. a lot of itchy trigger fingers with some serious concerns about the global economy and the u.s. economy, as well. dow down 350 points at the open. a little lower than that now down about 270 points. certainly not a good start to the day. we have a series of economic reports here in the u.s., none of them horrible but none all that good, either. and that's leading to some of the selling on top of the geo- political issues starting with
retail sales for september. the commerce department reported a decline of three- tenths of a percent. that was the first drop in eight months. auto sales were down big time. that came after a big gain in august though. still, sales were up 4.3% over the past 12 months. inflation remains the same. the labor department's producer price index falling by 1/10 of a percent first decline in quite some time in the month of september. you strip out gas and food and prices were flat and still inflation up just 1.6% on the whole side side within the past 12 months within the fed's target range. a disappointed manufacturing report in the new york region that's leading to some of the selling also. big worries over greece's economy leading to big selling in europe and that's fueling what we're seeing on wall street right now. let's take a look at the big board see how we're doing. and quite a bit of improvement when you consider we started off with a 350 point drop. blue chips down by 212.
nasdaq down 63. s&p lower by 28. plenty of time to get those numbers turned around. >> it shows how quick things can change. >> i think we should keep talking. [ laughter ] >> maybe that will do the trick. we have seen that over the past two sessions. we have strong moves early in the day then heavy selling late so perhaps we can get it going the other way today. >> 140 points just like that. crazy. >> thank you, jason brooks from kcbs news. silicon valley companies have a reputation for offering unique perks to their employees. might be tough to beat this, though. kpix 5's kiet do joins us live from menlo park to explain why some companies are covering the cost of female workers having their eggs frozen. kiet. >> reporter: good morning. you know, first it was these gourmet meals and the napping pods. then came the shuttle buses and now this. paying to have female employees freeze their eggs takes these high-tech perks to a whole new level. >> that's insane. i'm assuming because it's women want to enjoy their 20s by
working and move on. i think it's crazy. i don't think i personally would opt to go down that route but i certainly know some people that are pretty cutthroat these days that probably would. >> reporter: men outnumber women at facebook and apple so this unusual perk is likely a move to attract and keep female tech workers. >> the population of women who would need it are the professional women, the ones who are building a career and have the potential to become ceos and -- and -- and top level people but need areas to do that. >> reporter: dr. karl herbert of the pacific fertility center in san francisco says the best time for a woman to freeze her eggs is in her early 30s. he has seen an increase in women wanting the procedure over the last five years. >> if you had that option where the company would cover the entire cost up to $20,000 to freeze your eggs would you go for it? >> no. >> why not? >> um, i think that having children has changed my life so much that i'm a much better leader. >> reporter: and facebook
started offering this benefit in january. apple will start paying for the benefit next year. back to you. >> and tell us, is it a recent trend of women freezing their eggs like this? >> yes. so some media outlets have been polling fertility clinics in san francisco and san ramon and they found that in the past couple of years, the number of women requesting this procedure has nearly tripled. live at facebook headquarters in menlo park, kiet do, kpix 5. let's take a look at traffic with elizabeth. >> okay. and back out to san jose, the scene of our traffic alert. so they have this porta-potty truck now uprighted. so they have two lanes opened. since they opened the second lane traffic is dissipating in the area. if you have been watching since 5 a.m. this overturned tanker truck blocking lanes from southbound 280 in downtown san jose approaching 11th. matt bigler was on the scene and says that truck was carrying 100 gallons of clean
blue porta-potty water. tow crews are on the scene. it's backed up for an exit. use 85 or 101 as alternates. westbound 580 very slow going through the livermore valley. this accident at el charro didn't help. we got an update from chp. all lanes are clear. everything is still off to the right-hand shoulder. unfortunately, very slow still from the 205 split. bay bridge is sneaking up on us. it's now backed up through the maze and 24 is also pretty jammed passing children's hospital. you can see on the eastshore freeway up to a half-hour between the carquinez bridge to the maze. so slow going through richmond and berkeley. wet roads not helping the morning commute. let's check your forecast. here's roberta. the good news is the wet roads will be history, will not be wet for tonight's evening commute when we have the giants baseball action in fact for game 4 of nlcs, we have vogelsong on the mound at 5:07, at first pitch time 63 degrees under partly cloudy skies and cool conditions.
it won't be as windy as yesterday. a 38 miles per hour wind sent this umbrella into nanette's pool in concord. thanks for sending us that picture. hit-and-miss showers in inverness, kentfield and mill valley in the next 15 minutes. that will be the case today. look at the sky right now from our san francisco studios looking due east towards oakland and alameda. beautiful start to the day. 50s and 60s the winds are out of the south at 12 and 14 in concord and livermore, pop-up showers this morning and afternoon. but plan on cloudy and breezy conditions, more rain slated for friday evening, then again on monday. we are now on the back side of the front. it looks like cotton balls. that's an indication of unsettled air mass and that's when we could see a shower triggered throughout the day
but for the most part rain is out of here. 77 degrees today in sacramento. 64 in the south shore. and we have 66 degrees also monterey bay. by the time the sun sets tonight at 6:32, we'll have realized numbers below autumn normals. 60s and low to mid-70s as good as it gets with the south and southwest breeze up to 15 miles per hour. it's an in between day on thursday. then friday night, another good chance of rain showers into the bay area. not looking like a major player. a lingering shower is possible early on saturday. then again on monday with a possibility of tuesday even if it's chances i got to like it. and you do, too. >> you do. >> and you do! >> we agree, roberta. thank you. the giants are up two games to one over the cardinals in the nlcs after last night's big win. and fans learned the hard way how expensive it can be to drive it a game at at&t park. look what kpix 5's mike sugerman found. >> reporter: 90 bucks to park!
to park! $90!! to put your car away!! >> you just spent $90 to park. >> yeah. >> 90 bucks. >> yeah. >> they only do that to cardinal fans, now. >> yes. [ laughter ] >> yeah. you know what's bad when mike has his high voice out. games 4 and 5 start at 5 p.m. today and tomorrow at at&t park. don't forget 5:00 tonight. coming up next, a night of violence has broken the fragile peace between hong kong's government and pro-democracy protestors. we'll have the latest on the clashes with the police coming your way. >> we are following breaking news from overnight. another u.s. healthcare worker has ebola and for the first time he could workers are talking about one nurse who is sick. ,, can't say thank you enough. ,, you have made my life special by being apart of it. (everyone) cheers! glad you made it buddy. thanks for inviting me. thanks again my friends. for everything, for all your help.
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police in hong kong are pus back against pro- democracy demonstraters blocking a tu five things to know at the :55. police in hong kong are pushing back against pro-democracy protestors blocking a tunnel into the city. they arrested dozens of protestors removed concrete slabs blocking the roads. student led protests are in the third week. president obama is warming the fight against isis will be long. in spite of air strikes, militants continue to battle kurdish forces for control of a bordertown between turkey and syria. turkey has complicated the fight launching air strikes against kurdish rebels within its own borders. and two people now in critical condition after a pack of pit bulls attacked them in modesto. the dogs got into a house and mauled and elderly woman inside. when police arrived four pit bulls were attacking a man in the yard. they were all shot by deputies. two lanes have been
reopened on southbound 280 after an overturn accident in san jose. it happened around 5 a.m. near 11th street. the tanker is used to clean porta-potties. it overturned and spilled blue fluid on the road. at least 6 other vehicles were involved. >> and a new case of ebola has been diagnosed in texas. the woman is a healthcare worker who treated thomas eric duncan, the first patient diagnosed with the disease the first one to die in thest with ebola. cdc is monitoring 77 people there who may have been exposed. i'm ryan takeo. a nurses group based in the bay area blames the dallas hospital treating the first ebola patient. national nurses united held an unusual press conference at the oakland headquarters. the nurses identifying themselves as sick nurse nina pham's coworkers. they listened and sent answers to reporter questions through text messages. their stories told through union reps paint a chaotic
picture of house texas health presbyterian hospital handled the case of thomas eric duncan the first person to die of ebola in the u.s. >> there were no protective gear or gowns, masks or face shields to protect the nurses and other healthcare workers. he was not put into an isolation room for hours. >> reporter: the nurses are not only worried about the disease but also of losing their jobs in this blame game. live in the newsroom, ryan takeo, kpix 5. just a quick note about this tanker accident. they have reopened more lanes. only one lane is blocked now on southbound 280 coming into downtown san jose. series of crashes in the santa cruz mountains has traffic backed up. >> hi-def doppler pickup showers here and there throughout the morning hours. mostly cloudy breezy and cool today from the 60s to the low to mid-70s. go, giants! >> yes! >> game 4 tonight.
>> thanks for watching. captions by: caption colorado email@example.com good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, october 15th, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." a second texas health care worker's infected with ebola. >> captured by the taliban and rescued by navy s.e.a.l.s. an american doctor's story of survival. the vatican faces backlash after softening its stance on gays and divorce. cardinal timothy dolan is with us from rome. we begin with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> the fight against ebola in dallas is a two-front fight now. >> a second health care worker tests positive for ebola. officials say this employee had some form of